Cite this page: CD212. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cdmarkerscd212.html. Accessed March 26th, 2017.
Definition / General
- Aka IL-12 receptor
- Interleukin-12 promotes cell-mediated immunity to intracellular pathogens by inducing type 1 helper T cell responses and interferon-gamma production
- Lack of IL12 associated with severe, idiopathic mycobacterial and Salmonella infections, mature granulomas
Positive Staining - Normal
- T cells, NK cells